Police looking for gunman who killed 2 fans at Atlanta rap concert

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 12:51:54 AM. An Atlanta rap concert became a melee on Sunday night after police said a fan in the crowd allegedly drew a pistol, killing two people and wounding two others before running away. The suspect, police said, was spotted by unarmed security and is 'still armed.' It’s unclear how a gun managed to get...
An Atlanta rap concert became a melee on Sunday night after police said a fan in the crowd allegedly drew a pistol, killing two people and wounding two others before running away. The suspect, police said, was spotted by unarmed security and is "still armed." It’s unclear how a gun managed to get through The Masquerade Club located in downtown Atlanta. When reached by ABC News, Greg Green, The Masquerade’s talent buyer and vice president, batted away questions about how a concertgoer was able to elude security staff and fire a weapon at four people. “I don’t have anything to say other than it’s an ongoing police investigation,” he said. “Thank you for the call.” Stage hop leads to homicide The mayhem erupted after two crowd members became “rowdy” and “climbed up onto the stage during the break before the main act appeared,” according to a statement from the Atlanta Police Department. The headliner Sunday night, according to the billing, was Los Angeles-based rapper Cousin Stizz. He was part of an ensemble of acts that included Levi Carter, Big Leano and Givon. ABC News' attempts to reach all four artists were unsuccessful. Police said a fellow concertgoer “took issue” with the fans who hopped on stage. That patron “drew a pistol and shot two victims as well as toward the ground, most likely striking the additional victims” in the foot and ankle, police said in the statement. Police said a 911 call came in around 9:30 p.m. Once officers were inside The Masquerade, they...Read more
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